Check out Ally’s latest post on Meadowsweet and its various uses:

I love Her graceful presence by Riverbank and Meadow. Her creamy-white heads bowing in the breeze, often adorned with the buzz, buzz, buzzing of Bees, a sure sign of summer. Dear Meadowsweet, also known as Meadwort and Bridewort. She is part of the rose family and flowers from June-August. This old medicinal herb stands tall between 80 – 200cm and has dark green leaves, like those of large rose petals. Her flowering heads have a lovely sweet smell and taste …

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Meadowsweet – Queen of the Meadow